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FremantleMedia ups Dickson to acquisitions VP

FremantleMedia has promoted Hayley Dickson (pictured) to the newly created position of VP of television acquisitions and development for global content at its international distribution arm, FremantleMedia International.
January 23, 2014

FremantleMedia has promoted Hayley DicksonĀ (pictured) to the newly created position of VP of television acquisitions and development for global content at its international distribution arm, FremantleMedia International.

Dickson’s previous role was director of television acquisitions and development, in which she sourced, evaluated and acquired rights to TV and digital content, as well as coordinating relationships with digital content originators including Hulu, Vuguru and Young Hollywood.

Prior to joining FremantleMedia, Dickson was manager of acquisitions for Shine International.

In her new position, she will be locating and securing properties for domestic and international marketplaces – with a focus on entertainment, factual, lifestyle, drama and comedy – as well as heading up business development and liaising with class content creators and distributors.

“Hayley has a talent for recognizing emerging trends and the opportunities they represent. She has an intuitive grasp of the ongoing evolution of content and distribution channels and this makes her the perfect candidate for this important role,” said Rob Clark, director of global entertainment development, in a statement.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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